Alto-Shaam to expand HQ to Menomonee Falls
Company reports record growth in 2018

Freeman Staff

Feb.14, 2019

MENOMONEE FALLS — As result of eight years of significant growth and record-breaking growth in 2018, Alto-Shaam announced Wednesday it plans to grow its headquarters in Menomonee Falls.

According to the announcement, from 2010 to 2018, Alto-Shaam grew at three times the rate of the foodservice industry.

The Menomonee Falls company sells solution-based products that offer unique technology, including original cook & hold ovens, exclusive vector multi-cook ovens, Combitherm combi ovens and more.

“Living our vision, mission and values has helped us achieve continued success when the foodservice industry as a whole is experiencing slow to no growth,” Alto-Shaam President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Maahs said in a statement. “We broke a number of Alto-Shaam records in 2018, beginning the year with a record first quarter that paved the way for an exceptional year.”

Alto-Shaam reported that its employee base increased by 73.5 percent from 2010 to 2018 — employing 291 people in 2010 and 505 in 2018. It remains a privately held company, and this year, Alto-Shaam employees will receive a record $4 million payout, according to the announcement.

“As a family company, we believe in investing in our worldwide team,” Maahs said. “Our people are the key to our success. I am proud of our employees for working together to provide our customers with the highest quality products and services.”

The expansion of the Menomonee Falls facility is anticipated to start in spring. The first phase of the project includes a south expansion of the facility that will house finished goods, warehouse and engineering.

The expansion will free up space for new, state-of-the-art technology on the existing manufacturing floor. The second phase of the project will include the construction of an inviting new central lobby, all employee gathering space and renovated office buildings.